EXTRACTUM PISCIDIAE, B.P.C.
EXTRACT OF PISCIDIA.
Related entries: Piscidia
|Liquid Extract of Piscidia||100.00|||||20 ounces|
Evaporate the liquid extract to dryness.
Dose.—6 to 30 centigrams (1 to 5 grains).
EXTRACTUM PISCIDIAE LIQUIDUM, B.P.C.
LIQUID EXTRACT OF PISCIDIA.
|Alcohol (60 per cent.) ...||to 100.00|||||to 20 fl. ounces|
Moisten the drug with 40 (8 fluid ounces) of the alcohol, pack in a percolator, add sufficient alcohol to saturate, set aside for forty-eight hours, then exhaust by percolation with the alcohol. Reserve the first 85 (17 fluid ounces) of percolate, concentrate the subsequent percolate to a soft extract, dissolve this in the reserved portion, and add sufficient alcohol to produce the required volume.
Dose.—2 to 8 mils (½ to 2 fluid drachms).